There are 6 ways to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32
  2. Take a taxi from Kataragama to Yala National Park

$92 - $113

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kitulgala to Yala National Park 197.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Kitulgala to Yala National Park 197.9 miles

$23 - $35

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kitulgala to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Yala National Park

$348 - $526

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kitulgala to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Yala National Park

$457 - $798

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kitulgala to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Yala National Park

$342 - $898

What companies run services between Kitulgala, Sri Lanka and Yala National Park, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Kitulgala to Yala National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Avissawella, take the bus to Maharagama, take the line 99 bus to Pettah CTB, take the walk to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the bus to Kataragama, then take the taxi to Yala National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Yala National Park.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Kataragama to Yala National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kitulgala and Yala National Park is 148 km. The road distance is 317 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3700 - Rs. 5500 and takes 5 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park is to taxi and fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs Rs. 50000 - Rs. 85000.

It takes approximately 14 h 24 min to get from Kitulgala to Yala National Park, including transfers.